USC vs. Hastings

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USC vs. Hastings

Postby picklebarrel » Thu May 19, 2011 12:52 pm

I hate making these threads but here goes. I'm WL at USC but I'm just trying to come to a decision on this matter just in case I have to quickly respond to an offer.

I live in Los Angeles. I could live with parents to cut down on costs but it certainly wouldn't be ideal. I've been wanting to get out of SoCal just to try something different, and I do like northern california, but I'd like to make my decision based on quality of school alone.

Edit: Should have included more info. I want a public interest/government job. Specifically interested in land use/urban planning/environmental law. No interest in BigLaw.

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Re: USC vs. Hastings

Postby dpk711 » Fri May 20, 2011 12:03 am

USC is significantly better. Did Hastings give you $$$?

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Re: USC vs. Hastings

Postby Gideon Strumpet » Fri May 20, 2011 12:07 am

Poll please. Seriously. Replying to these threads is a waste of time.

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Re: USC vs. Hastings

Postby dpk711 » Fri May 20, 2011 12:10 am

Gideon Strumpet wrote:Poll please. Seriously. Replying to these threads is a waste of time.

I do agree about the poll. But seriously? At least half your post history is related to demanding a POLL.

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Re: USC vs. Hastings

Postby Gideon Strumpet » Fri May 20, 2011 12:14 am

dpk711 wrote:
Gideon Strumpet wrote:Poll please. Seriously. Replying to these threads is a waste of time.

I do agree about the poll. But seriously? At least half your post history is related to demanding a POLL.

Don't be hyperbolic. Also; see how much trouble a poll would avoid?

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Re: USC vs. Hastings

Postby Older Chest » Fri May 20, 2011 12:23 am

dpk711 wrote:
Gideon Strumpet wrote:Poll please. Seriously. Replying to these threads is a waste of time.

I do agree about the poll. But seriously? At least half your post history is related to demanding a POLL.


The guy sounds like a poll whore. You, dpk, are a fantastic poster, and your dedication to TLS is fantastic.

OP - USC is significantly better than Hastings. If your aspiration is to get out of Southern California, you can probably do better than investing in excess of $200k. While Hastings still carries some name brand recognition in California, especially with seasoned lawyers, the job placement statistics are simply not that strong these days.

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I would take USC over Hastings (especially if both are at full price). Good luck getting off the wait list.

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Re: USC vs. Hastings

Postby 071816 » Fri May 20, 2011 12:25 am

Somebody's on dpk's nuts...

Edit: damn typo

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Re: USC vs. Hastings

Postby Older Chest » Fri May 20, 2011 12:31 am

chimp wrote:Somebody's on dpk's nuts...

Edit: damn typo


But I do prefer your avatar. It may even be my favorite.

I'm just saying, no one wants to think of themselves as another poll. I can respect where OP is coming from in this instance, and they are only looking for the advice of a few influential posters. That being said, he/she needs to find a way off the wait list at USC, or this is all a moot point.

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Re: USC vs. Hastings

Postby 071816 » Fri May 20, 2011 12:35 am

Older Chest wrote:
chimp wrote:Somebody's on dpk's nuts...

Edit: damn typo


But I do prefer your avatar. It may even be my favorite.

I'm just saying, no one wants to think of themselves as another poll. I can respect where OP is coming from in this instance, and they are only looking for the advice of a few influential posters. That being said, he/she needs to find a way off the wait list at USC, or this is all a moot point.


Thank you and I agree with you. I too am on USC's waitlist so I can sympathize with OP.

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Re: USC vs. Hastings

Postby Salty » Fri May 20, 2011 2:40 am

Because of your stated career goals, I don't think this is an easy choice. While USC probably has the advantage in firm jobs, the LRAP at Hastings is significantly better. If you for sure know you PI or Gov I would say Hastings.

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Re: USC vs. Hastings

Postby Lasers » Fri May 20, 2011 2:59 pm

any money involved?




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